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The concept of cruise tourism should be examined given the rapid growth of this segment of travel worldwide. Rapid increases in cruise tourists and port construction have been observed in China, but systematic research on cruise tourism in China remains unavailable. Hence, this study conducts a...

Author(s)
Hung Kam; Wang Sha; Guillet, B. D.; Liu ZhaoPing
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2019, 77, pp 207-216
Abstract

The cruise industry has evolved considerably and in recent years emerged to become one of the most rapidly developing segments of the global tourism industry, with millions of passengers cruising each year. On a global basis, the cruising sector is overwhelmed by North America. During recent years...

Author(s)
Sun XiaoDong; Feng XueGang; Gauri, D. K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2014, 42, pp 71-84
Abstract

North America has long been the center of cruise business, followed by Europe. However, the increasing interest of Asian travelers in cruises and their affordability motivated destinations to actively develop cruise terminals to accommodate mega cruise ships. Cruise vacation appeals to the Chinese...

Author(s)
Hung Kam
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2018, 69, pp 88-96
Abstract

In recent years tourists have refused to leave cruise ships in China because of disputes with tour operators. These events have resulted in image problems for Chinese tourism and adverse economic effects for Chinese communities. It appears that no similar events have been reported in foreign...

Author(s)
Lyu FangYuan; Guo Ping
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2014, 29, 10, pp 108-115
Abstract

Growing evidence suggests that travel may serve as an effective intervention of subjective well-being (SWB). This study develops and empirically tests a psychological model that describes the links of travel experience and SWB. This study also compared the short- and long-term effects of the...

Author(s)
Lyu JiaYing; Mao ZhenXing; Hu Liang
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2018, 20, 2, pp 225-235
Abstract

Purpose: This study aims to develop a comprehensive framework for assessing servicescape of cruise tourism and provides practical suggestions to improve the perception of Chinese tourists toward cruise servicescape. Design/methodology/approach: A multistage mixed-method design was used in the...

Author(s)
Lyu JiaYing; Hu Liang; Hung Kam; Mao ZhenXing
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2017, 29, 10, pp 2556-2572
Abstract

Given the importance of the cruise segment in the tourism industry and the limited number of prior studies in the area, this study empirically explores the structure of customer satisfaction with cruise-line services by evaluating the attributes of cruises that are significant to passengers. Using...

Author(s)
Zhang ZiQiong; Ye Qiang; Song HaiYan; Liu Ting
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2015, 18, 5, pp 450-464
Abstract

This issue brings together a mix of research cutting across a wide range of topics and interests within the broad area of cruise tourism. The 11 papers deal with: the role of musical performance on cruise ships; the segmentation of cruise tourists based on motivation and perceived constraints;...

Author(s)
Klein, R. A.; Papathanassis, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 87-214
Abstract

The five papers in this issue deal with relevant aspects of cruise tourism such as the current diversity of cruise products; Chinese consumers' awareness about cruise tourism; and the development of and strategies for cruise tourism in the Arabian Gulf as well as on the Danube, particularly in...

Publisher
Romanian-American Association of Project Managers for Education and Research (RAAPMER), Bucharest, Romania
Citation
Journal of Tourism Challenges and Trends, 2015, 8, 1, pp 9-100
Abstract

Author(s)
Ren ZengFei; Li PengJu
Publisher
Romanian-American Association of Project Managers for Education and Research (RAAPMER), Bucharest, Romania
Citation
Journal of Tourism Challenges and Trends, 2015, 8, 1, pp 43-60

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